The man who wrote the book on living off-grid in the city plans to retreat to a rural bolthole, saying eco-friendly progress has not kept pace with the speed of climate collapse
Michael Mobbs, you might say, has been preparing for this moment his entire life.
The 69-year-old former environmental lawyer who, in 1996, converted his two-storey 19th century Sydney terrace into one of the world’s first inner-city self-sufficient homes, is selling his famous passion project and moving to a remote coastal location to prepare for what he predicts will be impending societal collapse induced by climate change.
People seem to believe that if they have superannuation, climate change won’t apply to them
It’s hard to work out how to live in the face of impending collapse.